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Well, it seems that President Obama and his attorney general are not the only liberals eager to throw white law enforcement officers “under the bus.” Yup, one of our very own recently came out publicly citing Arizona white law enforcement officers’ high black-American arrest statistics. Who should local law enforcement be arresting in our local inner-cities; Eskimos, Berber tribesmen, or Polynesians?
NEW YORK (AP) — A nation, a workplace, an ethnicity, a passion, an outsized personality. The people who comprise these things, who fawn or rail against them, are behind Merriam-Webster's 2014 word of the year: culture.
“If Ray Rice would have been wearing a police uniform in the elevator, he would be playing football right now, with the blessings of a grand jury.”
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The dismantled Mexican American studies program at Tucson Unified School District has direct links to higher student achievement, according to a study published in the American Educational Research Journal, a national publication.
PHOENIX -- Arizonans may get a chance to see who provided Gov. Jan Brewer some of the information for her book and what they told her.
The fact that politics may have been involved in drawing legislative lines is no reason to declare them illegal, the attorney for the Independent Redistricting Commission is urging the U.S. Supreme Court.
Top-notch education, fast growing community, friendly Hispanic business environment, and overall best city to live in. Gilbert has been recognized and awarded for its excellence in each of these areas.
Alex Nsengimana wasn’t familiar with many of the contents in the shoebox delivered to his Rwandan orphanage, so he pulled out the candy cane and bit into it — wrapper and all. He received his first Christmas present from Operation Christmas Child — an organization that packs shoeboxes with presents and delivers them to impoverished children across the world.
Republican Diane Douglas said voters should elect her as the next schools chief to save education in Arizona from “people in the ivory towers that actually have the audacity to refer to our children as human capital.”
Legendary progressive pioneers Jethro Tull featuring Ian Anderson hits The Ikeda Theater at Mesa Arts Center on Saturday, Sept. 20, to perform the best of Jethro Tull and songs off Anderson’s latest album “Homo Erraticus.”
What is the big deal about public education these days? Does it really have an effect on my life if I don’t have children attending the public schools? The Justice Policy Institute issued a report in 2007 on Education and Public Safety. Research results found that “a 5-percent increase in male high school graduation rates would produce an annual savings (in the state) of almost $5 billion in crime-related expenses.” Are you aware that the Arizona high school graduation rate has fallen below the national average? Public Safety is the main concern of police departments across the state. Who, then, did the Arizona Police Association choose to endorse for Gilbert School Board? Jill Humpherys and Charles Santa Cruz.
Old Crow Medicine Show
The longtime funnyman has been making audiences laugh for nearly three decades, but that’s only a fraction of his repertoire. He’s also a film and television actor, co-owner of the Laugh Factory on Los Angeles’ Sunset Strip, a philanthropist, chairman of the California Latino Water Coalition and a hardcore Republican who supported candidate Mitt Romney in the last presidential election.
Claiming illegal political motives, attorneys for Republicans are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to void the lines drawn by the Independent Redistricting Commission for the state's 30 legislative districts.
Students at Primrose School of South Gilbert will showcase a variety of cultures at an event on Sept. 18.
Arizona schools chief John Huppenthal sparred with his Republican primary challenger, Diane Douglas, Tuesday evening in a debate that focused on the state's new Common Core school standards but also touched on anonymous blog posts Huppenthal made that forced him to apologize.
Civil rights groups asked a federal appeals court Monday to let them try to block an Arizona law banning abortions based on race or gender because the statute was passed because of racial stereotypes of – and hostility to – blacks and Asian-Americans.
Supporters of a 2011 Arizona ban on race- and gender-based abortions want a federal appeals court to rule that a woman's right to an abortion can be trumped because of the reason she wants it.
“Manana, manana, manana is good enough for me.” Truer words have never been said about the Hispanic vote. The liberals, progressives, socialist wannabes and Democrats have been threatening Arizona for years and years and years about the Hispanic voter tsunami that will forever change Arizona.
In 2008 the United States Department of Health and Human Services (USDHHS) appointed a committee of national experts to revise existing physical activity guidelines to include recommended amounts of physical activity for people of all ages (www.health.gov/paguidelines/guidelines). The guidelines for children recommended:
In the last few decades, the East Valley has grown tremendously. Dealing with more people, and more elderly people, presents unique and specific challenges for health care providers. Nurses, especially, shoulder a heavy workload in caring for patients in Mesa and the surrounding area.
WASHINGTON — U.S. public high schools have reached a milestone, an 80 percent graduation rate. Yet that still means 1 of every 5 students walks away without a diploma.
JERUSALEM — Jerusalem's bustling open-air Mahane Yehuda market offers a dizzying assault on the senses. Vendors compete with screams over the prices of their produce as the smell of spices and fresh fish wafts through the air.
COLCHESTER, Vt. — A bunch of kids in a minivan are solving twin challenges in northern Vermont: refugees struggling to find the food of their homelands and farmers looking to offload unwanted livestock.
Gilbert’s Global Village Festival is a multi-cultural celebration for all ages.